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“Wapanese” are decidedly caucasian individuals who, by means of thoroughly warped postmodern acculturation processes, have come to the decision that it is in their best interest to act as if they were denizens of the nation of Japan. The term “wapanese” can be accurately though of as an analog to wigger. A whitey can be classified as a “Wapanese” if they are in possession of two or more of the following defining traits:

1. Has an unhealthy obsession with shallow, saccharine and intellectually insulting animation shows (also refered to as anime by the nerd elite) originally tailored for young Japanese children

2. Operates under the erroneous belief that every aspect of American culture is vastly inferior to that of Japan’s – even though 99.9% of Wapanese have never had firsthand experience of any sort with their preferred culture (in other words, they’ve never set so much as one foot upon the island(s) of Japan)

3. Halfheartedly studies Japanese language and/or is a part-time practitioner of martial arts

4. Has a sword (samurai swords only, of course) collection

5. Is a Virgin
6. May be afflicted with a terminal case of yellow fever; however, they constantly fail in their quest for Japanese pootytang

7. Extreme cases may traipse around whilst wearing a “costume” that makes them resemble their favorite anime characters (this practice is reffered to as cosplay; cross-dressing and raging homosexuality is not an uncommon component of cosplay.

Interestingly, Wapanese are generally though of as “failures” and rejects within their own culture. Social scientists such as myself speculate that it was their failure to gain acceptance within their own culture than has lead many a white geek to seek out Japan’s culture as a surrogate; however, they’d be shattered to know that the insular and somewhat racist Japanese society would be even less accepting of them than the people of their true and native culture.
Wapanese munch on imported Pocky and wash it down with a bottle of Pocari Sweat.
by Dolphin_X April 04, 2003
A Wapanese is a person (generally caucasian but includes other races, excluding aznz) that tries to act Japanese. These people generally add their very small Japanese vocabulary to English sentances. However, someone who can hold an entire conversation in Japanese while still speaking in English is not Wapanese.

Additionally a Wapanese (usually females) try to dress in Japanese Formal Wear (Lolicon and Kimonoes) in the wrong season/situation and typically phail horribly even when worn in the proper time. There are very few people not of Japanese origin that can pull off Lolicon and wearing a Kimono, therefor it is not recommended for anyone not of Japanese origin to try it.

Also, anyone who tries to be a know-it-all about Japanese history and culture because they saw a few things in an Anime is in fact ALSO a Wapanese. A person who actually takes the time to read history books and actually STUDY (holy crap, a term most Wapanese have never heard of before) Japanese history and culture is not a Wapanese.

Finally, anyone who often uses Chopsticks on "just anything" and think they can use actual Azn weapons even though they have never touched an actual Japanese made weapon is considered a Wapanese. However, someone who uses Chopsticks only on food that was MEANT for Chopsticks is not a Wapanese and someone who has actually learned how to use a Japanese weapon from an actual Japanese person is not a Wapanese. (Go to Youtube and type in "How Aznz use Chopsticks" Have a Nice Day =D )

For further questions, ask my friend "Kuro." an ACTUAL AZN ;D

Also all use of "AZN" was instituted by Kuro.
Retarded Wapanese: OMG Josh is so Kawaii, I wanna date him.
Actual Azn: *stabs Retarded Wapanese* NEVER SAY THAT AGAIN!

Retarded Wapanese: OMG look at my cool Lolita Clothes! I look so hot!
Another Retarded Wapanese: OMG look at my Kawaii Kimono!
Actual Azn: *shoots them both* Do... not... do it... again...

Retarded Wapanese: OMG the Tokugawa's are such fags, they ruined everything!
Actual Azn: *throws Japanese history book at Wapanese* Read an actual History Book! Not Samurai Deeper Kyo!

Retarded Wapanese: I'll kill everyone with my awesome Katana!
Actual Azn: *takes the katana and snaps it over his knee* Buy one that costs more than $20 next time.

Retarded Wapanese: OMG I'm soooo good with Chopsticks, I use them to eat all of my food!
Actual Azn: *takes Chopsticks and stabs Wapanese in the eye* Only use Chopsticks on food that was meant for them!
by Jesus-Juice May 05, 2008
According to most wiggers, anyone who watches anime or plays DDR is "wapanese", or wannabe Japanese. In reality, a wapanese person is someone who thinks they are incredibly Japanese while not being born there. Wapanese people may or may not watch anime (though most of the time they do). Wapanese people are usually seen eating Japanese food, snacks, and drinks. Some DDR players are Wapanese, but not all. Contrary to popular belief, not all Wapanese people are white.
Isn't it funny how wiggers make fun of "wapanese" people for being wannabes, when wiggers are wannabes themselves?
by The Biggest Poseur On Earth March 01, 2007
A person who wishes he was japanese. The highest concentration in america is decidedly at vanguard shcool in Dallas Tx. In all cases they have never set foot in japan.
A vanguard student: I hate Ieyasu Tokugawa for destroying Japans ancient fragile culture. God I love Rurononi Kenshin!

Jhonny the Japanese dude: So I am tainted huh?

vanguard student: Wow your from japan ( shits pants) wow do you have a sword! do you like anime! let me join in your warrior spirit! remember I put the FUN in fundamentalist

Jhonny the japanese dude: get a life

Another dude: japan is not that great a country, if it was that great than how come japanse folks come to america huh?

Vanguard student: oooowwwww how could you I am offended you are racist!

another dude: I dont have a problem with japanese people I just think you are a flaming homo, and a sheltered} dum fuck
by milkshake March 24, 2005
Someone that excessively consumes anime. A potential fapanese.
"Man, did you hear about Alfred? With the shit he's downloading lately he's gonna cross over from wapanese to fapanese in no time!"
by WatermeloNiggar July 02, 2005
Wapanese is a word that has been argued about many many times. It is commonly known as a white person who wants to be japanese.
Someone who watches anime, listens to japanese music and draws manga from time to time but also has a social life, bf and respects there own culture like myself can be classed as someone who has interest in the culture.

Wapanese on the other hand display some of these unhealthy obsessions:

They try to dress harajuku/lolita by applying mountains of makeup and mixing up clothes which makes them look like they are in drag or a wannabe emo.

Watches 2 episodes of an anime and instantly becomes obssessed and brags about it to everyone they know.

Overuses japanese phrases online and in real life.

On youtube they comment japanese music videos with such things as 'omgz ruki looks so kawaii <3~~!!'.

They add any random japanese people on myspace hoping to make some japanese friends and litters them with japanese phrases.

They think the terms 'visual kei' and 'oshare kei' are some kind of religion.

If someone in some way insults japan, they themselves also feel insulted.

They learn one hiragana/kanji/katakana phrase and begin drawing it all over there books/work...

They watch anime such as pokemon and think its 'uber cool'.

For the girls there idol is Gwen Stefani.

They change there names to some japanese name and tells everyone to start calling them that.

They think making the peace sign makes them look japanese.

Anything that looks remotely japanese they go mental for, even if its a wall scroll that is in chinese they still go mad for it.

I could go on for ages but these are the things i have witnessed in the past in the 'wapanese'.
Guy: Hey just finished watching fushigi yugi, its pretty immense, what do you think?
Wapanese: OMGZ thats like THE BEST ANIME EVER, so kawaiii! isnt tamahome so uber smexi!
Guy: Errr, what did you think to the ending?
Wapanese: Well, err i think you need to fill me in, bad memory you see :)
Guy: You havent watched it have you...
Wapanese: Yeh well but its still proper awesomeeeee!!
by GraceOnline November 22, 2007
Think a white guy/girl who tries to be Japanese. Symptoms include, but are not limited to:

Unhealthy obsession with:
Japanese culture
Japanese pop culture and trends

Generally, a "wapanese" person is 13-16 years of age, socially inept, and incredibly obnoxious.
Some wapanese guy came at me with a bokken the other day.
by Faux January 12, 2004
I'm going to start out by saying this, just because you like anime doesn't mean your <i>wapanese</i>

The meaning could be someone from a different culture that has no interest in there own or another's aside for a someone with a Japanese background. They usually mix Japanese words in with English sentence and refuse most things non-Japanese.

Wapanese are big fans when it comes to cosplaying but so are anime-fans. There's a difference, anime-fans are creative, original and have fun with cosplaying. Wapanese on the other hand take it seriously and criticizer even particularly good cosplayers.

Again, just because one buys untranslated anime doesn't mean there wapanese. I myself have been sent Chinese anime from relatives in China. I watch it big deal. A wapanese will use untranslated anime as a way to learn Japanese.
This isn't an example but I want to say: "Be proud of your culture and stay who you are. If people think your Japanese come up straight and tell them your real background."

I'm Chinese and proud, be like me and show your culture!

by Lejah Siu March 03, 2008
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